Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/14264
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorWong, Ruth-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-11T05:12:14Z-
dc.date.available2013-10-11T05:12:14Z-
dc.date.issued1994-
dc.identifier.citationWong, R. Y. L. (1994). Strategies for the construction of meaning: Chinese students in Singapore. In R. Khoo, U. Kreher & R. Wong (Eds.), Towards global multilingualism: European models and Asian realities (pp. 95-105). UK: Multilingual Matters.-
dc.identifier.isbn1853592447-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10497/14264-
dc.description.abstractThe paper examines performance in written English and Chinese in a sample of Singapore students (N = 43). Students had to write essays in both languages and were invited to think aloud while doing so. Quantitative and qualitative analyses of the protocols are presented. They show that both effective and ineffective writers use meaning-constructing strategies in their writing, but they differ in the quality of this use. Those who have developed good meaning constructing strategies in their stronger language seem to be able to transfer these strategies to their weaker language. However, their transfer seems to be more apparent if the stronger language is English. The implications of the findings for the Singapore classroom are discussed.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsCopyright protected. Permission to publish required.-
dc.titleStrategies for the construction of meaning: Chinese students in Singapore writing in English and Chineseen
dc.typeBook chapteren
item.openairecristypehttp://purl.org/coar/resource_type/c_18cf-
item.fulltextWith file-
item.languageiso639-1en-
item.openairetypeBook chapter-
item.grantfulltextOpen-
item.cerifentitytypePublications-
Appears in Collections:Book Chapters
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
BC-SFT-1994-95.pdf229.5 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show simple item record

Page view(s) 50

142
checked on Nov 24, 2022

Download(s) 50

131
checked on Nov 24, 2022

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.